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When breathing became deadly

When breathing became deadly

Delhi witnessed an estimated 54,000 avoidable deaths due to PM2.5 air pollution in the year 2020, or one death per 500 people

In 2020, air pollution (PM2.5) was responsible for an estimated 1.6 lakh deaths in the world's five most populous cities and resulted in a combined economic cost of $85 bn